BETJEMAN (Sir John, 1906-1982, Poet Laureate)

Fine Autograph Letter Signed to "Dear Miss Roberts" telling her that "there is a very distinguished Archivist attached to Barts Hospital & it would be better if you wrote to him. As you know Barts the ... & the Hospital are closely linked. I am too much of an amateur to be of any use. I have forgotten the Archivist's name ..." with a postscript asking her to forgive his "handwriting - this is written on an SR Train!", j(Southern Rail), 1side 8vo., 43 Cloth Fair, EC1, 2nd November

Barts is the oldest hospital in Britain still providing medical services which occupies the site it was originally built on, and has an important current role as well as a long history and architecturally important buildings. The museum collections include historic surgical instruments, sculptures, medieval archives, and works of art, including paintings by William Hogarth.

Item Date:  1966

Stock No:  41730      £275

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